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tonight on "world news" -- the ticktock of terror. how those two attacks unfolded and this evening, so many children lost. fifit the bomb and then the gunman dressed as a police officer at that youth camp and this evening, eyewitnesses who watched in horror. amy winehouse found dead in her home. the gifted but troubled singer discovered today. this evening, the latest on the cause and that list of young music stars lost so young. the heat wave fact check. what those record highs on those maps don't reveal. is it really a lot warmer than we thought? and what an hour of ac can do for your body. vanishing act. the father of three who everyone thought three decades ago, suddenly found in vegas. how does he explain this? and our person of the week last night. that young fan, that ball and
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what he did next. >> i can't believe that i just witnessed that. >> that is awesome. >> we heard from so many of you and tonight, what's happened now. even the boy couldn't predict this. good evening on this saturday. 24 hours later, an almost incomprehensible picture from norway. first in downtown oslo andhen at a youth camp. the death toll has now risen to 92. so many of the victims, children. that number is expected to climb. and this evening, we're getting the first full picture of the horror. as authorities piece together what happened. the killer's meticulous plananng. and that plan as it unfolded. how he lured campers into trusting him. abc's miguel marquez is in oslo. and he leads us off again tonight. miguel. >> reporter: david, as the ight of this tragedy begins to sink in, we're learning more about how ruthlessly this plan
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was carried out. 3:26 p.m. massive car bomb shaters downtown oslo. the target, the prime minister's office. the streets, makeshift triage areas. but this horror is only beginning. 45 minutes later and 23 miles west of the city, the shooter arrives at the ferry dock for utoya island. this yellow tent, that's where the ferry comes in, also where the shooter board eed the ferryo take to the island. one witness that we talked to, he was so cocoincing as a cop, they checked his credentials and let him on. >> he was uniformed as a policeman. he had i.d. he acted just like a police officer does. >> reporter: 15 minutes after boarding the ferry, the shooting began. >> he started to make people come to him. >> reporter: and people went? >> yeah. he started to shoot them. >> reporter: almost at point-blank range?
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>> yeah. the first two, he shot at point-blank. the other two were running. >> reporter: he saw the shooter three times. he tried to swim from ththe island, but the water was too cold. he retetned to the beach. as he laid motionless, a dozen or more friends were shot and killed right next to h h. >> i could hear his breathing. i could also feel his boots. and i could feel the warmth from the barrel when he pulled the trigger. >> reporter: television helicopters caught the gunman in the act. children in the water. their hands in the air. >> he yelled that i'm going to kill you all and he was very accurate on n ere he was shooting, almost every shot he hit something or someone. >> reporter: for an hour and a halflf the killer scoured the island. >> people started running into the tents.
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when he saw the tents were just closed up, he opened it up. and started to shooting in the tent. >> reporter: this is a makeshift memorial in downtown oslo. it's almost impossible to fathom. david? >> miguel marquez, our thanks to you again tonight. that rampage at that camp is being called the worst mass shooting in history. we're getting a clearer picture of the suspect. just who he is and what drove him to such madness. pierre thomas on that part of the story tonight. >> reporter: the suspect, anders breivik, native norwegian, a clear painful case of european homegrown terror. today, police say that he's talking, acknowledging his involvement, but not fully cooperating >> translator: he's been engaged in with a dialogue with a police but it's been difficult. >> reporter: the suspect, 32
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years old. angry and fixated on violence. if facebook postings are any indication. among his favorite tv shows "dexter," a series about a serial killer. fascination with bloody video games. his iedology, religious conservative. tonight, the police are dissecting the suspect's life. exam ioning his travel and his associations. trying to determine if breivik was a lone wolf or if he had support. >> he wasn't known by the police before, so, we have not arrested him before on anything like that. >> reporter: the attack in downtown oslo is eerily similar to oklahoma city bombings. the worst case of domestic shooting in the united states. >> homegrown terrorism in europe and certainly here in the united states is the biggest challenge that the law enforcement and intelligence communities have to face. there's a universe of people. how who dwindle it down to figure out who may go off the deep end. >> david, tonight, the fear sas
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that bad guys, terrorists are taking notes. that this case, especially the shooti on that island, is a stunning example of efficient mass murder that will be duplicated. >> pierre thomas with us tonight. we're going to turn now to a major loss in the music world tonight. the giftededinger amy winehouse found dead in her london home, e was 27. so many people blogging and tweeting throughout the day about an eery coincidence. so many young music stars lost and so many lost when they, too, when they were 27. abc's simon mcgregor-wood is in london. ♪ >> reporter: she had a distinctive look. and a unique sound. rare talent for songwriting made amy winehouse stand out from the crowd. her 2006 album sold 10 million and won 5 grammys. >> the grammy goes to amy winehouse! >> reporter: in march this year, e recorded a duet with tony
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bennett. tonight, he called her an exceptional talent and said that he had been honored to sing with her. with spectacular highs came desperate lows. tonight, she adds her list to singers dead at the age of 27. janis joplin and kurt cobain. this is the track "rehab." a defiant answer about her refusal to get help. but they were taking her toll. this was her in 2004, this is just three years later. with the physical decline came arrests for drug possession. seemed to spend as much time in police stations as she did on stage. soon the suicidal lifestyle affected her performance. just last month she was booed
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off stage here in belgrade. the tour was canceled. her own videos sometimes seem to echo the fears of friends and family to where it was all leading. her father said that he already prepared her euology. >> the sad headline from london tonight. we turn back to this country and this incredible heat wave that just won't let up. looking at the maps tonight, six of cities with 100-degree readings again this evening. with so many americans waiting for this to break, tonight a heat wave fact check. three things about the heat that you never ththght about. high temperatures that you see on the map, it might be hotter out there. here's abc's t.j. winick. >> reporter: triple-didn't heat is bad enough, imagine being surrounded completely by concrete. it's all too much for this woman. >> it was very hard walking home yesterday. it was horrible.
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that's what made me decide that i was going to stay here today. >> reporter: seniors and young children are at particular risks during a heat wave. that's why this new york city mom was arrested last night after leaving her 1-year-old daughter inside the car. the little girl was okay. but according to police, she was alone for 15 minutes. tonight, a heat wave fact check. are those high temperatures being reported high enough? >> 103 today in philadelphia. 108 in newark. >> reporter: it turns out that it might be hotter than that. meteorologists recorded the temperatures in the shade. because recording them in the direct sun would inflate the temperatures. second, can a breeze really cool you off? it turns out, hot, dry winds can actually heat up our bodies because they sap the moisture out of our skin before we sweat it out. the sweat is what we need to cool off. can two hours of air
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conditioning make a difference? yes, doctors said that just two hours can give the body the break it needs. by lowering your vital signs like your heart rate. if you can, head to the mall of the movies. to give you an idea of how dangerous this heat can be, we found the temperature inside this minivan jump over 15 degrees 15 minutes after turning off the engine and air conditioning. we want to bring in accuweather meteorologist justin povick. gradual cooling over your shoulder there. >> that's right, david. we're looking temperatures going from scorching hot to closer to normal as we wind out the weekend in the northeast. south plains, numbers will be running into the lower 100s. >> you were telling me that it's going to be a tale of two different parts of this country as we look into the days ahead this week. >> that's right.
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we have a much cooler scenario shaping up here. states in the northeast, come monday and tuesday, definite relief on the way. though across the south plains, temperatures will remain hot. creeping to the north as far north as the dakotas. >> no relief for them. we have been following the drought in the southern states, any hope for them on the horizon? >> where we needed it the most we will not see any relief in the upcoming week, temperatures well into the triple digits with no chance of any showers or thunderstorms. >> we are thinking about them tonight. justin povick, thank you. to washington now where the heat is on president obama and congressional leaders to cut a deficit. time is running out. here's the debt clock again tonight, 9 days anancounting. after that angry breakdown in talks last night, they were all back at the white house today. so was abc's david kerley. >> reporter: in fact, those members, the leaders of congress are meeting at this hour on capitol hill.
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among themselves. frantically trying to make some progress to at leaea try calm the markets for the u.s.s. possibly defaulting on its debt. as you mentioned, this was their second meeting. their first was at the white house with the president. earlier today at the white house, the president leaned towards the speaker, everyone agrees it's too hot to play golf. chitchat after that flash of anger we saw last night. >> we have run out of time. what can you say yes to? where is the leadership? >> reporter: but this meeting lasted less than an hour. with the president demanding an afternoon update on progress. senator mitch mcconnell said that he's working on a new deficit reduction plan. on a house republican conference call, speaker boehner reportedly said that he's trying to use mcconnell's last-ditch senate plan. >> listen, it's time to get serious.
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i'm confident that the bipartisan leaders in congress can act. white house won't get serious. we will. >> reporter: but boehner told his members this afternoon that he's still trying to get the president to agree to 4 trillion in cuts. cuts to medicare and medicaid. the sticking point, revenues. the two sides agreed to tax reforms adding up to $800 billion. but then the president asked for $400 billion more. >> the white house moved the goalpost. >> when you look at the overall package there's no moving of the goalpost h he. >> reporter: speaker boehner wants to make a statement tomorrow to try and calm the asian markets that open sunday into monday. all of this, david, coming down to the last couple of days before the deal and the treasury secretary said that we could default on our debts. >> david kerley at the white house.
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i want to bring in abc's christiane amanpour of "this week." both of these men watching the world markets about what could come on monday. >> exactly, david. trying not to spook the markets has been their goal ever since this debt crisis began. and so you noticed that they did announce the collapse after the markets closed on friday and they're desperate to at least have sort of outline before the markets opened on monday. >> christiane, you saw the debt clock moments ago. time is ticking. what if there's no deal at all. >> here's the thing. we're going to ask secretary geithner, the plans they have in place, to handle any potential financial or economic chaos that would result if a defafat happens. mayor bloomberg said that if there's a default, it would mean that people would not have 100% faith in u.s. credit worthiness. that would be very bad not just
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for the markets but for americans. >> some tough questions from you tomorrow morning. christiane, thanks. and still ahead tonight on "world news" this saturday -- the troubled chicago broker, father of three, disappeared ree decades ago, suddenly found alive in vegas. someone has a lot of explaining to do. the cross found in the wreckage of the terror attacks of 9/11 making a very symbolic trip today. and later here -- person of the week last night. wait until you see what happened to him. >> you, young man, are a star. >> you're awesome. so, what are we going to do with this? i don't know. the usual? [ blower whirring ] sometimes it pays to switch things up. my - what, my hair? no. car insurance. i switched to progressive and they gave me discounts for the time i spent with my old company.
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don't take pradaxa if you have abnormal bleeding, and seek immediate medical care for unexpected signs of bleeding, like unusual bruising. pradaxa a y increase your bleeding risk if you're 75 or older, have kidney problems or a bleeding condition, like stomach ulcers. or if you take aspirin products, nsaids, or blood thinners. tell your doctor about all medicines you take, any planned medical or dental procedures, and don't stop taking pradaxa without your doctor's approval, as stopping may increase your stroke risk. other side effects include indigestion, stomach pain, upset, or burning. if you have afib not caused by a heart valve problem, ask your doctor if pradaxa can reduce your risk of a stroke. talk about second acts. the chicago broker and father of three who disappeared three decades ago, h h been found alive and well in las vegas.
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how does he explain it? what finally brought him down. here's abc's ryan owens. >> reporter: arthur jones was hiding in plain sight. a man with a gambling problem living in this las vegas home, working at this casino. the 72-year-old was declared dead decades ago. detectives thought he had been murdered by the mob back in 1979. in reality, he sold his seat on chicago board of trades. to settle a massive gambling debt. walked out on his wife of 17 years and his three children and simply vanished. >> if they're willing to creating an incredible ruse and then creating a new eye debitty that does not touch his old world. >> reporter: in this criminal complaint, jones told authorities that he had lots of identities. from illinois, he said that he moved to florida and lived as richard lage. two years later, jones headed to
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california, where he settled in for nearly a decade as richard sanders. next stop, nevada, for the last 20 years he had been known as joseph richard sandelli. no one caught on. until he was tripped up doing something so routine. renewing his driver's license. he was using somebody else's social security number. he had gotten away with before. but checks put in after 9/11 got him. >> it was much easier to pull off identity fraud back in the 1980s and earlier. we didn't have the electronics. >> reporter: tonight, arthur jones faces charges of identity theft and fraud. after his luck finally ran out in vegas. ryan owens, abc news. when we come back on the broadcast tonight -- big news for someone we all know here, will we now have to call her a hall of famer? there's more than one anno] of these abandoned racetracks in america today.
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china is in the middle of that huge effort to link the entire country with the fastest trains in the world. a cross made of beams from the world trade center, it was found perfectly formed. from beams amid the rubble from the attack of 9/11. since then, it stood at a church a few blocks away. today, emergency workers and family of the victims watched as it was placed at the 9/11 memorial andnduseum. where the world tray center once stood. and we have some good news about our colleague, "good morning america" anchor robin roberts. robin learned late today that she'll be inducted into the women's basketball hall of fame in knoxville. for her contributions both playing and broadcasting the sport. long before "gma," robin was a star player for southeastern louisiana university. went on to cover sports for espn sports. she told me that this is a true honor. then she added might have to call her a hall of famer, her trademark humor. congrats, robin. when we come back here on the broadcast tonight --
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like this one. the unsuspected 12-year-old caught on camera with unextraordinary generosity. you'll remember that player tossing the ball into the stands, two little boys wanted it. only ian mcmillan would get it. >> wait a minute. did he get-- oh, boy. >> pretty sour. >> the diamondback fan got it. not the brewer fan. oh, he's bummed out. >> are you kidding me? this kid is going to do this. oh, my goodness. >> that is big time right there. >> that is awesome. >> you, young man, are a star. >> reporter: 12-year-old ian had given up the ball. phone calls started coming. we called him up, too. and asked, what made you do it? >> i thought it was the right thing to do. i saw the kid, he was really sad. i decided to give the ball back. >> reporter: after last night's
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person of the week, ian went back to that stadium, first, getting his own jersey from the general manager. >> good boy. >> reporter: then asked what he wanted to do with his mini fame. >> i want to be a pro baseball player. but that's probably way up there. >> reporter: he'd get a taste of it. because they invited him out on to the field. walking out to the mound. a couple of nods to the crowd and then ian threw out the first pitch. a strike, said the mascot, who then showed ian a little love. officially number 6, ian showered with the same kindness that he showed all of us that moment in the stands. ian, you deserveevery moment of it. "gma" first thing in the morning and "this week" with christiane amanpour. i'll see you tomorrow. verizon claims its 4g lte is twice as fast as at&t
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